September 20, 2011

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 2:36 pm (UTC-4)

"Himalaya Quake"

Locals and rescue personnel search for bodies trapped in the debris of homes after the 6.9 earthquake in Dikchu about 20 km from Mangan on the border between India's northeastern Sikkim state and Nepal. (AFP)

"Palestinian UN Bid"

Palestinians applaud during the unveiling of a symbolic chair in the West Bank city of Ramallah, supporting the Palestinian statehood bid. (AP)

"Turkey Explosion"

Flames are seen in a street after a blast in central Ankara. A bomb blast rocked the center of the Turkish capital. (Reuters)

"Somalia Famine"

An internally displaced Somali woman mourns near the body of her son, who died of malnourishment, in Hodan district, south of Somalia's capital Mogadishu. (Reuters)

"Thailand Flood"

A girl sits on makeshift walkway on a flooded street near a mosque in Ayutthaya province, Thailand. (Reuters)

"Pakistan Whale Carcass"

Officials stand next to the carcass of an unidentified whale at Clifton beach in Karachi, Pakistan. A dead whale was washed up on the beach and authorities have initiated efforts to remove its carcass, local media reported. (Reuters)

"Pakistan Flood Victim"

Kamani, 70, who has been displaced by floods, prepares food outside her tent after escaping from a flooded village in the Badin district of Pakistan's Sindh province. (Reuters)

"China High-Rise Buildings"

Tourists look at high-rise buildings in Pudong new develop zone in Shanghai, China. (AP)

"Niger Cure Salee Festival" "France Regatta"
"Philippines Wildlife"

A caretaker at the Calauit island wildlife sanctuary feeding giraffes with tree leaves in Busuanga, Palawan province, in the western Philippines. Calauit island wildlife sanctuary covers 3,700 hectares and is home to endemic animals and African wildlife. (AFP)

"Spain Fashion Week"

A model displays a Spring/Summer design by Ibai Labega during the EGO for young designers at the Pasarela Cibeles fashion show, in Madrid, Spain. (AP)

"New Zealand WCUP Rugby World Cup"

New Zealand player Brad Thorn plays with children during training in Christchurch in Christchurch. (AP)

2 responses to “September 20, 2011”

  1. David says:

    The picture of Somali woman who lost her son touches me deeply.

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